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Date : Nov 15, 2023
RBI releases “Handbook of Statistics on Indian States, 2022-23”

Today, the Reserve Bank of India released the eighth edition of its statistical publication titled “Handbook of Statistics on Indian States, 2022-23”. Through this publication, the Reserve Bank has been disseminating wide-ranging data on the regional economies of India.

This publication covers sub-national statistics on socio-demographics, health, state domestic product, agriculture, environment, price and wages, industry, infrastructure, banking and fiscal indicators across Indian states over various time periods ranging from 1951 to 2022-23. In the current edition of the Handbook, in addition to the updation of the existing data series, 6 new tables have been included on the following indicators:

(i) Social and Demographic Indicators

  • State-wise Population Estimates – Multi-dimensional Poverty Index; and

  • State-wise Natural Population Growth Rate;

(ii) Health

  • State-wise Public Expenditure on Health;

(iii) Environment

  • State-wise Expenditure on Relief on Natural Calamities; and

  • State-wise Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Score;

(iv) Infrastructure

  • State-wise Road constructed under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

The electronic form of the Handbook can be accessed on

Comments and suggestions on the Handbook are welcome and may please be sent to the Director, Regional Economy Monitoring Division, Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, 6th Floor, Amar Building, Mumbai 400001 or please click here to send email.

(Yogesh Dayal)     
Chief General Manager

Press Release: 2023-2024/1294